Asymmetry Becomes More and More Usual

Introduction A short time ago I have raised the attention from Roni Horowitz on an article about asymmetry in the Japanese longbow and he commented this article in his newsletter “ASIT technique...
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A Ridiculous Question with Embarassing Results: What’s the Value?

Lynda CurtinI imagine there are some people at Verizon, Netflix, and Bank of America who are surprised and embarrassed by the enraged consumer responses to the new fees they recently rolled out. Imagine...
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Psychological Inertia: Two Kinds in One Story

Ellen Domb, Ph.D. The TRIZ Institute, 190 N. Mountain Ave., Upland, CA 91786 USA +1(909)949-0857 FAX +1(909)949-2968 ellendomb@compuserve.com ©1998, Ellen Domb The following story is not original....
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Toc and TRIZ: Using a Dual-methodological Approach to Solve a Forest Harvesting Problem.

Ian Conradie, Ingeser Consultores, Santiago, Chile (ian@ingeser.cl or iancon@mi.cl) ABSTRACT Although cut-to-length forest harvesting with harvesters and forwarders is hardly used in some parts of the...
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Bad Boss

Message: 5Posted by: JackPosted on: Sunday, 5th November 2006 I have a boss who has no idea what the rest of the world is doing. And he could care less. He just wants to do what he has to do to get paid....
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Integrating Innovation into Design for Six Sigma

David Verduyn C2C Solutions Inc. 2899 E. Big Beaver #226 Troy, MI 48083 www.c2c-solutions.com Phone: 248-879-8040 E-mail: verduyn@c2c-solutions.com Introduction Value attracts customers, Quality earns...
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The Importance of Time Dependence in Functional Modeling

By: Joe Miller and Ellen Domb Joe Miller Quality Process Consulting, USA Ellen Domb The PQR Group, USA Abstract Several methods of modeling systems are common in TRIZ for problem solving, system simplification,...
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Case Studies in TRIZ: Anti Red-eye Flash Photography

Darrell Mann Industrial Fellow, Department Of Mechanical Engineering University Of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK Phone: +44 (1225) 826465 Fax: +44 (1225) 826928 E-mail: D.L.Mann@bath.ac.uk Introduction Anyone...
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The 4th Japan Invention Machine User Group Meeting

By: Yoshihisa Konishi Yoshihisa Konishi, Mitsubishi Research Institute INTERNET:konishi@mri.co.jp Taichi Ono, MRI Systems (Editor’s note: The PDF documents are in Japanese, but the summary below gives...
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